West Virginia Pioneers

Robert Randolph Rhodes

Male 1923 - 1973  (50 years)


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  • Name Robert Randolph Rhodes 
    Born 22 Feb 1923  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Nov 1973  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Randolph County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
      Name: Robert Randolph Rhodes
      Race: White
      Age: 19
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Place: Elkins, West Virginia, USA
      Birth Date: 22 Feb 1923
      Residence Place: Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, USA
      Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
      Employer: Carnegie Illinois Steel Company
      Complexion: Freckled
      Eye Color: Blue
      Hair Color: Red
      Height: 5' 10"
      Weight: 186
      Tattoo left forearm
      Next of Kin: Herman Rhodes

      World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945
      Name: Robert R. Rhodes
      Rank: Private First Class
      Branch: United States Army
      Birth Date: 22 Feb 1923
      Service Date: 9 Jan 1942
      Served: San Luis Obispo, Cal; England, France, Belgium
      Purple Heart
      Parent 1 Name: Mr.
      Parent 2 Name: Mrs. H. S. Rhodes
      Address: 115 Chestnut St, Elkins
      State: West Virginia
      County: Randolph
      Elkins High School, Methodist

      U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      Name: Robert Rhodes
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 22 Feb 1923
      Death Date: 16 Nov 1973
      SSN: 232240007
      Branch 1: ARMY
      Enlistment Date 1: 9 Jan 1943
      Release Date 1: 1 Nov 1945

      West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973
      Name: Robert Randolph Rhodes
      Death Date: 16 Nov 1973
      Death Place: Harrison, West Virginia
      Father Name: Herman S. Rhodes
      Mother Name: Ora A. Louh
      FHL Film Number: 2114642

      Robert R. Rhodes
      BIRTH 22 Feb 1923
      DEATH 16 Nov 1973 (aged 50)
      BURIAL
      Little Arlington Cemetery
      Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA Add to Map
      MEMORIAL ID 125921679
      Inscription:
      West Virginia PFC US Army World War II
    Person ID I116447  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2018 

    Father Herman Sylvester Rhodes,   b. Oct 1877, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1960, Randolph County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Ora Adella Louk,   b. 10 Apr 1882, Randolph County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1952, Barbour County, West Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1902  Randolph County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 24 Dec 1902
      Place: Randolph, West Virginia, United States
      H S Rhodes, 25; Kanawha Co, WV; Randolph Co, WV
      Ora A Louk, 21; Randolph Co, WV; Randolph Co, WV

      1910 Dry Fork, Randolph, WV
      Rhodes, Herman S 32 md 8yr WV WV WV
      Onie A wife 28 md 8 yr 4-4 children WV WV WV
      Jissie son 7 WV WV WV
      Orval son 5 WV WV WV
      Gladdis dau 3 WV WV WV
      Halcie dau 1 WV WV WV

      1920 Elizabethton, Carter, Tennessee
      Rhodes, Hermon 42 WV WV WV
      Ora wife 37 WV WV WV
      Glades dau 13 WV WV WV
      Hallie dau 11 WV WV WV
      Artie dau 9 WV WV WV
      Grant son 7 WV WV WV
      Hermon son 6 WV WV WV
      Ida dau 3 WV WV WV
      Ila dau 11/12 NC WV WV

      1930 Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia
      Rhodes, Herman S 52 WV WV WV
      Orrie A wife 47 WV WV WV
      Grant L son 17 WV WV WV
      Cecil H son 16 WV WV WV
      Ida V dau 14 WV WV WV
      Ila L dau 11 WV WV WV
      Frank W son 9 WV WV WV
      Robert R son 7 WV WV WV
      Stanely C son 5 WV WV WV

      1940 Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia
      Rhodes, Herman S 62 WV 1935: lived same place
      Ora A wife 57 WV 1935: lived same place
      Robert son 17 WV 1935: lived same place
      Stanley son 14 WV 1935: lived same place
      Varnes, Anna gdau 4 WV
    Family ID F29734  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1923 - West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Cen.

    2. [S897] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

    3. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.